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Setting the Tone for Bribery & Corruption Disclosure

by NAVEX Global on

Take a look at the contexts of the top-10 FCPA fines of all time and you will soon spot a trend: mostly European-based organisations where corrupt activity has been uncovered within the day-to-day running of the business....more

LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN: A Legal Guide for Business Investment and Expansion - Turks and Caicos Islands

1 .What role does the government of the Turks and Caicos Islands play in approving and regulating foreign direct investment? Foreign investment is promoted in the Turks and Caicos Islands (the TCI). International firms and...more

U.S. Supreme Court Forecloses the Liability of Foreign Corporations Under the Alien Tort Statute

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On April 24, 2018, in a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held that foreign corporations cannot be sued in the United States under the Alien Tort Statute, 28 U.S.C. § 1350 ("ATS"). ...more

LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN: A Legal Guide for Business Investment and Expansion - Paraguay

1 .What role does the government of Paraguay play in approving and regulating foreign direct investment? The government of Paraguay welcomes foreign investment in various sectors of the economy and has created a number of...more

Working with Monitors-Episode II: Impacts of Monitors

by Thomas Fox on

I continue my five-podcast exploration of working with monitors. I am joined by Don Stern, Managing Director, Corporate Monitors and Consulting Services at Affiliated Monitors, Inc. (the sponsor of this five-part series) on...more

LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN: A Legal Guide for Business Investment and Expansion - Honduras

1 .What role does the government of Honduras play in approving and regulating foreign direct investment? The Honduran government has acknowledged that foreign direct investment is vital for the generation of economic...more

UK Gender Pay Gap Reporting – The Narrative

The UK gender pay gap reporting deadline is now only weeks away. As at 7 March 2018 only 1,624 employers had published their gender pay gap report, still leaving around 7,000 to share their gender pay information. As we...more

Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We’ve Been Watching Closely - April 2018

It’s Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we’ve been monitoring. This week’s post includes: two new reports looking at corporate compliance with the U.K....more

LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN: A Legal Guide for Business Investment and Expansion - El Salvador

1. What role does the government of El Salvador play in approving and regulating foreign direct investment? The government of El Salvador promotes the foreign direct investment through the Agency for Promoting Export and...more

Mergers and acquisitions: post-completion immigration actions

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Where an organisation has a Tier 2 Sponsor Licence to employ non-EEA workers they have a responsibility to report to the Home Office when certain events occur. Examples include where the organisation moves premises, changes...more

Corporate Responsibility to Migrant Workers: Preventing Exploitation in Your Supply Chain

The exploitation of migrant workers continues to be a problem across the globe as reports surface of forced labor for little to no compensation. The role multinational corporations play – or should avoid playing – in this...more

Common U.S. Securities Problems with Canadian Stock-Based Compensation Plans

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We are frequently asked to review Canadian companies’ stock option, restricted share unit (RSU), performance share unit (PSU), deferred share unit (DSU), and other stock-based compensation plans for U.S. securities law...more

Pratt, Jon Vaughan Merrick and Barclays Capital Asia Limited: the fight for the unvested bonuses continues

by DLA Piper on

The Tadjudin ruling in 2015 highlighted the willingness of the courts to imply an 'anti-avoidance' term into contracts to protect against terminations aimed at depriving executives of bonuses or vesting of benefits. Employers...more

LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN A Legal Guide for Business Investment and Expansion - Dominican Republic

1 .What role does the government of the Dominican Republic play in approving and regulating foreign direct investment? The Dominican Republic offers outstanding advantages to foreign and national investors. The...more

LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN: A Legal Guide for Business Investment and Expansion - Costa Rica

1 .What role does the government of Costa Rica play in approving and regulating foreign direct investment? Costa Rica has long been recognized as a regional leader of social and economic development in Latin America. The...more

LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN: A Legal Guide for Business Investment and Expansion - Cayman Islands

1 .What role does the government of the Cayman Islands play in approving and regulating foreign direct investment? The Cayman Islands Government has put in place and continues to maintain a regulatory structure whose goal...more

LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN A Legal Guide for Business Investment and Expansion - British Virgin Islands

1 .What role does the government of the British Virgin Islands play in approving and regulating foreign direct investment? The British Virgin Islands (commonly referred to as BVI) are a British Overseas Territory. As a...more

Do Google, Amazon, and Apple Support Male Guardianship Laws?

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In recent weeks, Google, Amazon, and Apple announced plans to launch technology partnerships in Saudi Arabia. Tech firms have already come under scrutiny for alleged gender pay discrimination, as well as for fostering work...more

Saudi Arabia Update - February 2018

by Dentons on

Relaxation of foreign investment rules - In general, any non-GCC investment in Saudi Arabia resulting in ownership of a Saudi-registered entity requires approval of the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA)...more

LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN: A Legal Guide for Business Investment and Expansion - Bermuda

1. What role does the government of Bermuda play in approving and regulating foreign direct investment? The government of Bermuda welcomes foreign investment in Bermuda and is committed to working with industries and...more

LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN: A Legal Guide for Business Investment and Expansion - Argentina

1. What role does the government of Argentina play in approving and regulating foreign direct investment? Argentina’s government has issued general regulations regarding foreign investment, and has, in general, allowed the...more

UK Diversity Matters: The Gender Pay Gap and Gender Equality at Work

by Morgan Lewis on

More than ever, issues of gender equality and pay and sex discrimination in the workplace are at the forefront of public consciousness. Against the backdrop of significant momentum behind the #MeToo movement and other gender...more

Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We’ve Been Watching Closely - January 2018

It’s Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we’ve been monitoring. This week’s post includes: a lawsuit by the City of New York seeking compensation for the...more

The role of mediation in business and human rights disputes

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The United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights brings together business, governments, civil society and the legal profession to develop thinking and share best practice in this emerging area of law and practice. This...more

Saudi Arabia Update – November and December 2017

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Legal developments - Saudi Arabia anti-corruption drive and protection of corporates - In the wake of Saudi Arabia’s headline-grabbing anti-corruption drive in November, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman instructed the...more

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